Place of origin
Billertshausen, Hessen
Johann Conrad Schenck, son of Johann Just Schenck & Anna Elisabeth Kalb, was born on 16 July 1742 in Billertshausen. He immigrated to Russia, arriving at the port in Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766. Once in Russia, he married Anna Margaretha Barbara Eich, daughter of Sebastian Eich & Sophia Philippina Ramge, who had been on the same ship from Germany to Russia, and they settled in the colony of Dobrinka . There they are recorded on the 1767 Census in Household No. 74.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 333.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): 133-134.
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